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Adjective
/ˈmin(ə)rəl/,
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minerals, plural;
  1. Of or denoting a mineral
    • - mineral ingredients such as zinc oxide
Noun
  1. A solid inorganic substance of natural occurrence

  2. A substance obtained by mining

  3. An inorganic substance needed by the human body for good health

  4. (in commercial use) Effervescent soft drinks


  1. relating to minerals; "mineral elements"; "mineral deposits"
  2. solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition
  3. composed of matter other than plant or animal; "the inorganic mineral world"
  4. A mineral is a naturally occurring solid chemical substance that is formed through geological processes and that has a characteristic chemical composition, a highly ordered atomic structure, and specific physical properties. ...
  5. Mineral was a prominent mid-90's emo band originally from Houston, Texas, but soon relocated to Austin following their formation. All four members of Mineral were signed to Interscope Records on individual contracts. ...
  6. StarCraft is a military science fiction media franchise created by Chris Metzen and James Phinney, and owned by Blizzard Entertainment. ...
  7. The use of wine tasting descriptors allow the taster an opportunity to put into words the aromas and flavors that they experience and can be used in assessing the overall quality of wine. ...
  8. (MINERALS) Such as Calcium, Manganese, Magnesium, Nickel, Copper, Silver, Iron, Cobalt or Aluminum.  Their presence in high non-chelated concentrations can lead to stains & scale when conditions are right.
  9. (minerals) Supply food and nutrients for plants and microorganisms. Webster defines minerals as "any naturally occurring substance that is neither vegetable nor animal". In other words, these are the most basic form into which organic matter can be broken. ...
  10. (Minerals) Naturally occurring, inorganic substances that are essential for human life, which play a role in many vital metabolic processes.
  11. (Minerals) Nutrients found in the earth or water and absorbed by plants and animals for proper nutrition. Minerals are the main component of teeth and bones, and help build cells and support nerve impulses, among other things. Examples include calcium and magnesium.
  12. (Minerals) In real estate terms, those minerals of value which may be taken by mining, such as coal, iron, copper, gold, silver, etc. Mineral rights, as well as oil rights, may be sold or leased separately from the land itself.
  13. (Minerals) are inorganic elements that come from the soil and water and are essential for maintaining and sustaining our body.  Various plants and/or animals absorb minerals, and we need to eat these plants and/or animals (or animals that feed on these plants or animals) to obtain these minerals.
  14. (Minerals) substances required by the body in small quantities. Minerals fall in totwo categories, major minerals and trace minerals. Major minerals are needed by the bodyin greater amounts than trace minerals. Major minerals include calcium, magnesium,phosphorus, potassium, sodium and sulfur. ...
  15. (MINERALS) Inorganic substances, such as magnesium and calcium, that are essential to the functioning of the body.
  16. (Minerals) inorganic feed elements essential for life.
  17. Minerals are inorganic substances found in the earth and are needed for the proper composition of body fluids, formation of blood and bone, maintenance of healthy nerve function, and regulation of muscle tone. ...
  18. (minerals) (n. pl.): solid inorganic particles that make up rocks of the terrestrial crust. Back
  19. (Minerals) chemicals found in the ground that are necessary for healthy bodies
  20. Minerals are natural, inorganic chemical elements, such as calcium, iron, selenium and zinc. Dietary supplements are designed with either one mineral or a complex of minerals that work together.
  21. (Minerals) Elements used in the body to promote chemical reactions and form structures.
  22. (Minerals) Essential micronutirents that are required in the diet. They function as cofactors in many reactions and help form intrinsic antioxidants in the human body.
  23. (Minerals) How essential are trace elements in our diet? Comprehensive report on how to get the best from your mineral supplements. Are they really essential?
  24. (Minerals) Inorganic elements and compounds which can be dissolved in and transported by ground water.
  25. (Minerals) Inorganic substances necessary to normal body function, but toxic in high concentrations.